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Mistress (1987)

A woman who's been having an affair with a married man who's been taking care of her. When he dies she finds herself with nothing. So she tries to rebuild her life but not without the stigma of being a kept woman following her.

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Michael Tuchner

Writer:

Joyce Eliason
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Cast

Credited cast:
Victoria Principal ... Rae Colton
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sherry Adamo Sherry Adamo ... Store Manager
Rowena Balos Rowena Balos ... Acting Teacher
Abigail BeMiller Abigail BeMiller ... Rae - Age 6
Wayne Benson Wayne Benson ... Sky Cap
Teresa Bowman Teresa Bowman ... Real Estate Agent
Guy Boyd ... Burke Johnson
William Bumiller
Jack DeLeon ... Johnny (as Christopher Weeks)
Cindi Dietrich Cindi Dietrich ... Rachel
Spyros Fokas ... (as Spiros Focás)
Robert Gallo ... Toll booth guy
Donald Grant Donald Grant ... Male Agent
Rosanna Huffman Rosanna Huffman ... Female Agent
Kerrie Keane ... Margo
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A woman who's been having an affair with a married man who's been taking care of her. When he dies she finds herself with nothing. So she tries to rebuild her life but not without the stigma of being a kept woman following her.

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adultery | infidelity | mistress | See All (3) »

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She had everything Hollywood could offer.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A szerető See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Both Victoria Principal and Don Murray co-starred in "Dallas" and its spin-off series "Knots Landing", respectively. See more »

Quotes

Margo: Well, I got to the house, and I had this funny feeling. I went inside and straight to the bedroom, I was sure he was with somebody. Nobody! I looked all through the house, I was so relieved! Then I looked out at the pool. Billy, the love of my life, was on the cement with this sleazy blonde.
Rae Colton: Oh Margo.
Margo: I ran... I just took off. I was running down Doheeny... I thought my heart would stop. I thought the world had come to an end, I didn't know who to call! And then I ended up calling Ramon. He told...
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Referenced in Designing Women: The Mistress (1990) See more »

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Above average TV movie
11 August 1999 | by Loulou-8See all my reviews

This was a surprisingly enjoyable TV movie with a good performance from the lead, Victoria Principal.

After her married lover of nine years dies, she is left with nothing, having no one to take care of her and no work prospects in her chosen field of acting.

During the next five months she struggles to find work, or another true love, meeting various new men and old flames along the way.

All this leads up to the bleaker-than-usual ending for a fictional TV movie. Enjoyable


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